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Victoria Chester Clerk Victoria brings over 20 years’ leadership experience in the charity sector at local, national and international levels.  As a CEO, Trustee and Chair she has a wide range of strategic and ‘hands on’ management and governance skills working with large staff teams and Trustee boards.  Victoria first qualified as a lawyer in the UK and USA and has since used her legal background to build a thorough understanding of the compliance requirements of both the English/Welsh and Scottish statutory charity regulators.  Victoria has worked as CEO for several wildlife conservation charities, the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community and the Bristol RSPCA as well as holding a range of governance roles including with the RSPB and the BBC Charities Appeals Committee.   Victoria is passionate about supporting Trustees corporately and individually to fulfil their vision and ambitions for the charities they lead.  From her own experience she has aRead the full article Continue Reading
Cora Butler Clerk  Cora has worked at The Trust Partnership since 2017 having worked in the Customer Service sector for twenty years. Cora is an experienced administrator and has a thorough knowledge of the processes and procedures for grant making charities. Cora is the Clerk to The Johnnie Johnson Trust and provides clerking support to The Radcliffe Trust. Continue Reading
Mia Duddridge Trusts and Foundations Manager Mia was The Trust Partnership’s first employee. She is now the most senior administrator in our Gloucestershire based team as well as being a mentor and guide for other team members. Mia is Clerk to the Trustees of The Nightingale Fellowship, 1930 Fund for District Nurses, Institute of Hospitality and The Wixamtree Trust, where her sensitive care of vulnerable applicants is invaluable. Mia is a Trustee of the UK Online Giving Foundation. Continue Reading
Jill Lawrence Client Manager Jill has considerable experience in almshouse clerking and management and has a clear dedication to supporting vulnerable people having had a lengthy career in a large public sector organisation. Jill has particular experience in helping almshouse clients to meet regulatory and best practice responsibilities. Jill is a well-respected administrator and provides clerking services to a variety of almshouse clients within The Trust Partnership. She is a trustee of a local women’s refuge charity. Continue Reading
Kellie Carson Client Manager Kellie has over twenty years of experience working in the social housing sector. She has held various senior roles including Chief Executive, Customer Relations Manager and Head of Housing. She was also an independent Board Director for a housing provider in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. Kellie also has a long experience of working with almshouse charities, particularly in property management and resident welfare.   Kellie previously studied Law and has sat on various voluntary boards.   Continue Reading
Elizabeth Fathi Director Elizabeth has worked in the charity sector for over fifteen years primarily as chief executive of an almshouse charity with additional experience as both chair and trustee of a variety of charities and community-led organisations. She has previously worked in planning and development as a consultant. Governance and compliance have been central to Elizabeth’s work with charities and she has been instrumental as a mentor and coach to many charities who have looked to meet those regulations in a relevant and proportionate way. She has experience in incorporation, mergers, policy writing, strategy review and implementation as well as interim chief executive work and development appraisals to maximise assets. Elizabeth is former Chairman and current Board member of The Almshouse Association, a national charity representing 1600 almshouse providers. She has held various trustee roles, including some within family trusts.  She is Clerk to The Linder Foundation. You canRead the full article Continue Reading
Johanna Tompsett Associate Clerk to Trustees Johanna is a former Director of The Trust Partnership, now working as an Associate Clerk for the Ashley Family Foundation. Having begun her career in fundraising, she has an excellent understanding of both sides of the grant-making process. She is also a Grants Manager for a London-based grant-maker as well as Co-convenor of the Association of Charitable Foundation’s Small Funders’ Network, and governance support to other charitable organisations. In addition, Johanna is Chair of the UK Online Giving Foundation and serves on the board of a local human rights organisation. Kate Danielson Associate Clerk to Trustees Founder of Kate Danielson Associates, Kate has worked in the charitable/NFP sector for over 30 years. She has worked with the arts funders, Jerwood Foundation and Jerwood Arts, for 12 years, founding the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme with the charity in 2010 and as the programme directorRead the full article Continue Reading
Noel Cooper Finance Director Noel is responsible for the management of finance and accounting for The Trust Partnership and its clients. He manages Trust Accounting Ltd, our partner company, and its team of expert bookkeepers and management accountants, who can look after all aspects of a charity’s finances. To read more about the Trust Accounting team please click here. Continue Reading
Andrea Cutler Office Manager Andrea is a highly experienced office manager, project manager, HR specialist and facilities manager. She is responsible for the smooth running of the shared services infrastructure that enables our team to manage multiple clients in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Andrea is a Trustee of the UK Online Giving Foundation.     Harry Palmer Assistant Office Manager Harry joined The Trust Partnership in 2022 after working in multiple customer service and operations departments and completing a degree in Philosophy at the University of Liverpool in 2020. Harry supports Office Manager, Andrea Cutler, and The Trust Partnership team to work as effectively and efficiently as possible for its clients.       Continue Reading
Adele Alderwick Administrator Adele joined The Trust Partnership in January 2023 and is the administrator for the Drapers Almshouse Charity, TheCharles Russell Speechlys Foundation and The Savoy Educational Trust. Adele has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and is currently studying for a Master’s in Law at the University of Law, Bristol. She previously worked in the equestrian industry. Rachael Bott Administrator Rachael is the administrator for the Hackney Parish Almshouse Charity, Sir Halley Stewart Trust and also supports Blackwall Reach Trust. Prior to joining The Trust Partnership, Rachael gained considerable experience in customer service while working in the luxury travel sector. Cathie Cowell Administrator Cathie has been with The Trust Partnership since 2019, and enjoys supporting our diverse range of clients. She is the administrator for The Radcliffe Trust, The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, The John Coates Charitable Trust and The Johnnie Johnson Trust. Cathie has had a career inRead the full article Continue Reading